Award Winner ($250 prize): “Basement Miracles” by R.S. Wynn
Second Prize ($75): “Bells is Not Building” by Ryan Bollenbach
Third Prize ($25): “Awakenings” by Steph Wong Ken
Finalist: “The Rush of Water” by C.J. Spataro
Finalist: “Squirrels in the Attic” by Kendall Klym
2017 Guest Judge: Anne Valente
Photo by Josh Finnell
Anne Valente is the author of Our Hearts Will Burn Us Down and By Light We Knew Our Names. Her second novel, Utah, is forthcoming in early 2019. Her stories appear in One Story, The Kenyon Review and The Chicago Tribune, and her essays appear in The Believer and The Washington Post.